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Psychology & Psychiatry PhD Projects in Birmingham

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  Neural modulation of cognitive-motor interference in ageing
  Dr S Chiou, Prof O Jensen
Application Deadline: 6 January 2019
Background. Trunk muscles play an important role in the maintenance of upright posture and balance. Postural control and balance are often altered in older people and that is significantly associated with higher risk of falling.
  Assessing and improving the reliability of memory evidence from children
  Dr M. Colloff, Dr H Flowe
Applications accepted all year round
Last year, 1 in 10 children were victims of crime (ONS, 2018). The number of children contributing memory evidence by providing police statements and courtroom testimony has increased by 60% according to the most recently available data (2006-2009; Plotnikoff & Woolfson, 2011).
  Understanding depression and treatment in South Asian (Pakistani/Indian/Bangladeshi) populations
  Dr Q Fazil
Applications accepted all year round
Applications are invited for a 3-year fully-funded/self-funded PhD Studentship. A PhD project with Dr Qulsom Fazil will focus on understanding the expression of depression and social treatment approaches of recovery in people from South Asian backgrounds.
  Being a good sportsman: Consequences of prosocial and antisocial sport behaviour
  Dr M Kavussanu, Prof C Ring
Applications accepted all year round
This project can be offered either on a full-time or a part-time basis. Please email the prospective supervisor for more details.
  Promoting positive parenting: Evaluating the impact of ‘kitbag’ tools and strategies to promote maternal and child mental health in diverse settings.
  Dr M Clark
Applications accepted all year round
Applications are invited for a 3-year full time or 5 year part time /self-funded PhD Studentship starting February 2019. Maternal and child mental health is a global public health priority (WHO 2013, WHO 2018).
  Perception in a dynamic multisensory world
  Prof U Noppeney
Application Deadline: 6 January 2019
The aim of this project is to unravel the computations and neural mechanisms that enable us to perceive, understand and interact effectively with the dynamic multisensory world around us.
  Resilience in adolescence following childhood maltreatment: From definition to neuroimaging markers
  Dr S De Brito, Dr P Tino
Application Deadline: 6 January 2019
Adolescents who have experienced childhood maltreatment (CM), as compared to those who have not, are at an increased risk of mental health disorders in adolescence and young adulthood.
  Shaping memories during sleep - how learning-related changes in the sleeping brain impact long-term memory
  Dr B Staresina, Dr S Hanslmayr
Application Deadline: 6 January 2019
Why do we sleep? Considering that we spend roughly a third of our lives asleep, seemingly unproductive and vulnerable, there must be an immense evolutionary benefit to sleep.
  Management and coping intervention for chronic neurological disease
  Dr A Soundy
Applications accepted all year round
The project will utilised evidence from my existing research around management and coping of neurological illness and use this information to design an intervention for neurological departments.
  Psychosocial factors influencing use of performance enhancing drugs in sport and exercise
  Dr I D Boardley
Applications accepted all year round
This project can be offered either on a full-time or a part-time basis. Please email the prospective supervisor for more details.
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